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Oklahoma State basketball notebook: Cowboys survive great unknown

Among Oklahoma State's concerns going to West Virginia for the first time: a fear of the unknown.
by John Helsley Published: February 24, 2013


Saturday's win in Morgantown put Ford at an OSU milestone mark: his 100th win as Cowboys coach.

In his fifth season at OSU, Ford is now 100-61.

Overall, he's 223-176 as a Division I head coach.


Wednesday: at TCU, 6 p.m.

Saturday: Texas, 3 p.m.

March 6: at Iowa State, 6 p.m.


When Smart picked up his third foul at the 2:34 mark of the opening half, he had no reference point on how to proceed from there.

His last time to pick up three fouls so quick, or even close to that quick?

“Never in my life,” he said. “They say there's a first time for everything. There it was. Let's hope it never happens to me again.

“Very frustrating for me and my team, but we had a lot of guys contribute in a lot of ways. Guys stepped up for us.”

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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